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Discussion in 'Type 1 Diabetes' started by Robinredbreast, Jun 10, 2018.

  1. slip

    slip Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    The definition of a weed is any plant growing in the wrong place - just so happens the nettles and bindweed growing in my garden popped up exactly where I wanted them :p , the dandelions are a food crop for the Guinea pig and the doc leaves are handy for when the nettles do need taming!

    BG in the 4's this morning and getting the cat feeding down to a fine art, although I'd hoped he would have picked up a bit more - he's still not eating and we try to tempt him with everything we can think of before the syringes come out - but he is alive, taking an interest in things and is comfortable.

    Have a great Friday everyone.
     
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  2. Cumberland

    Cumberland Type 1 · Master

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    Good morning friends
    A bit cooler today but still pleasant

    Have a good day all
     
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  3. Antje77

    Antje77 LADA · Moderator
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    Just wonderful. I activated a new Libre yesterday (pre-soaked for 20 hours) and woke up to it trying to convince me I've been hypo all night and 3.5 on waking. Finger stick told me 5.6 (which is wonderful in itself). According to the stupid thing I've been in range only 38% of the time in the last 24 hours and hypo the rest of the time. I may have dipped to 3.7 at some point for a few minutes but definitely not longer or lower, which probably means I've bean in range for 99% of the time, should be making me very happy :)
    But it doesn't, really, as I have my yearly date with the internist in 6 days and I'm afraid I'll be explaining away the Libre hypo's for most of the short 10 minutes I get.
    I could opt to not show her the Libre data, as I'm self funded so she'll only get to see it if I show her my phone. But then I'll have to convince her that I'm not having hypo's all the time without the proof from Libre, as I expect she isn't used to seeing hba1c's like mine (not sure what it is yet, but I expect it to be 38 at the highest, as that's what it was a year ago, and if anything my control has gotten tighter).

    Anyway, this useless anxiety is the reason I've requested to be seen only once a year. Everything is just fine on the diabetes front but this anxiety for weeks before an appointment doesn't do me any good, so once a year is more than enough.
    At least I'm lucky that my diabetes doesn't seem to care about stress :)
    And probably all will be well anyway as she seemed very nice when I met her. So I need to 'just' stop worrying :banghead:

    edit: Oh, the easy solution of course is to make a picture of this post and show it to her. That way I'll have it explained in a minute, including the stupid anxiety, leaving me 9 minutes for other things!

    Hello Ilse, nice to see you again :)
     
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    porl69 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Good morning all
    Well it seems like I am trying to up my A1C early! Straight line thru the nigh BUT it was straight on 13!!! Didn't hear the alarm until 6am.....back down to 4.7 now, which according to my DSN is too low.....lol I will never win.

    @helensaramay thanks for the heads up................FRIDAY WOOHOO :)
     
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  5. Antje77

    Antje77 LADA · Moderator
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    Hba1c is in, I'm very happy and never mind the internist :) :)
    (after this post I'll stop bragging and act normal again, promise!)
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  6. slip

    slip Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Well Done @Antje77 - however your computer screen needs a clean! (or is it the camera lens that needs it!?!?!)
     
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    smc4761 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi @Antje77 , go on tell us what your HBa1C is and you can brag as much as you like
     
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    Antje77 LADA · Moderator
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    Screen isn't so dirty you can't read it, is it?
    It's 36 !
     
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    WuTwo Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    porl69 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    You've been "cured" :hilarious:
     
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    therower Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    @Antje77 . Well done. Loving the screenshot. It all appears double Dutch to me though.:)
     
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    Antje77 LADA · Moderator
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    I can't even see the dirt in the picture, as it looks exactly the same as the dirt on my computer screen :hilarious:
     
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    MeiChanski Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Afternoon friends, it has been a bit hectic for two days over a high bg reading and eating two bananas. I was 11.6 this morning and now 7.5. I’m seeing the doctor about my sensor script and hayfever. I’m very itchy, I could claw at my face
     
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    Well done Antje77 cracking result.
     
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    WuTwo Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    @MeiChanski - I go through gallons of beconase, and rather a lot of sodium cromlogicate this time of year. I'd be lost without those two. At work the blessing is that I work in an office facing the sea, so if I open my windows I get the breeze in straight off the sea - not the open countryside, which I get at home.

    But I do know where you're coming from - I have those ice masks in the fridge and sometimes they're all that stand between me and insanity!

    https://smile.amazon.co.uk/TRIXES-R...W2CDSWX227W&psc=1&refRID=HN468TB5KW2CDSWX227W
     
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    Shellback Type 1 · Active Member

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    Congratulations great result.

    I got the same score last time. Worried it may have slipped a little though. I’ve had to attend a lot of conferences for work recently away from home which are always a challenge. Yesterdays Buffett - mini fish pies, mini cottage pies, veggies burgers so basically beans in baps, pork pies, sandwiches/ wraps, sticky toffee pudding with caramel sauce.

    Glad to have some time at home now to get back on track.

    At least the personalised bag of sweets in each place came in useful to ease the eventual fast drop from large quantities of novo rapid.

    Hope everyone is having fun. Nearly the weekend and a lovely day in Liverpool.
     
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    WuTwo Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    @Shellback - Hi - welcome to the slightly alt thread :joyful::joyful:
     
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    Shellback Type 1 · Active Member

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    Thank you
     
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    WuTwo Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    @Shellback Yep, there comes a point in life where all I really want is a plate of salad (and something savoury to go with), or a bowl of chopped veggies.

    @helensaramay - I am as itchy as all hell. But only on my forearm, and that's cos I got my new tatt done on Wednesday and it's scabbing up nicely. But aaaaargh! I will be covering it or my other hand for sure tonight, just to make sure I don't scratch! In three or four weeks it's going to look great. At the moment, because I'm ancient, there's a fair bit of bruising. (Thank heavens for arnica cream and pills).

    Can your partner not take the pills? Umm, piriton? I can't - not vegan. I do take Botanicals Wild Hayflower tablets - dunno if they do any good. Also, if I remember I use Weleda Heyfever relief oral spray. Somehow the combination of stuff I take/use works fairly well!
     
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